Supreme Court noted that there are multiple FIRs that have been registered over a period, thereby attracting the issue of wreaking vengeance out of private or personal grudge as alleged.
“The attempt should be to assimilate the required details and reach the correct conclusion at the earliest, rather than mulling over mundane objections.”
by Shubham Priyadarshi†
Can police officers arrest a person without reason? The answer is ‘NO’ and the explanation is provided in the blog below with an attempt to make the law easy and understandable.
While granting benefit of doubt to accused, the Supreme Court stated that “Taking into consideration the delay in lodging the FIR, with the circumstance of their names not being mentioned in the contemporaneous documents, the possibility of the said accused being falsely implicated cannot be ruled out.”
by Karan Joseph† and Anish John††
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by Yogendra Kumar Srivastava† and Ankit Singh††
While quoting “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not fall into a pit?”, the Madras High Court said that the first blind person in this case is the Sessions Judge, who was guiding the Magistrate, who was also blind, due to ignorance of the legal position and ultimately, both fell in a pit, leading to illegal and non est orders passed by the Magistrate.
by Pooja Rajawat† and Jayam Jha††
by Murali Karnam† and Trijeeb Nanda††
The accused had argued that the complainant and her family, out of ill will, had orchestrated the complaint and were extorting the petitioner for their own means and benefits. Rajasthan High Court, however, did not appreciate the fact that the previous complaints filed by the prosecutrix was closed on account of being frivolous and a closure report was also filed in the matter.
by Shruti Awasthi† and Arpit Singh††
Kerala High Court: In a conflict between the manner and forum for filing an application for bail when offences under
Allahabad High Court: In an anticipatory bail application filed by politician Srikant Tyagi for offences under Sections 366, 376 of
Allahabad High Court: In an anticipatory bail application filed by the applicants for offences under Sections 420, 467, 468, 471, 386, 120-B,
Allahabad High Court: In an appeal against the decision of the Trial Court whereby the accused/appellant has been convicted and sentenced to
Allahabad High Court: In a bail application filed by the applicant charged under Sections 376-A, 376-B, 354 of Penal Code, 1860 (IPC),
Madras High Court: In an appeal filed under Section 374(2) of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) r/w Section 36-B of Narcotic